Libraries of Britain, France Collaborating on Illuminated Manuscript Web Site

If you like illuminated manuscripts you’ll love this new project announced by the libraries of Britain and France: “In a ground-breaking new collaborative project the national libraries of Britain and France will work together to create two innovative new websites that will make 800 manuscripts decorated before the year 1200 available freely. The Bibliothèque nationale de France will create a new bilingual website that will allow side-by-side comparison of 400 manuscripts from each collection, selected for their beauty and interest.”

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